Florence (Pludwin) “Flossie” Haas, 83, of Leeds, died at home on July 9. She was the wife of Walter Haas. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of Rachel and Sol Pludwin. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School.  She and her husband raisded their family in Plainfield, N.J., and moved to Leeds in 1996 to be closer to their daughter and her family. For 16 years she volunteered once a week at the Northampton Survival Center. She was an active member of Hadassah.  In addition to her husband of 61 years, she is survived by her children, Scott Haas and his wife, Laura, of Cambridge, and Heidi Haas and her husband, Fred Hooven, of Northampton; a sister, Marilyn Inkles of Long Island, N.Y.; a brother, Howard Pludwin and his wife, Shelli, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and  grandchildren, Molly and Abigail Haas-Hooven and Nick and Madeline Haas as well as many wonderful cousins and nieces, nephews and close friends. Memorial contributions may be made to the Northampton Survival Center at 265 Prospect Ave, Northampton, MA 01060, and Hadassah at W 58th Street, P.O. Box 745, New York, NY 10101.


Netta (Kripke) Stern

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